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Rob Marshall
Born October 17, 1960 (1960-10-17) (age 49)
Madison, Wisconsin
Domestic partner(s) John DeLuca

Rob Marshall (born October 17, 1960) is an American theater, film director and choreographer. He is a six-time Tony Award nominee, Academy Award nominee, Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winner whose most noted work includes the 2002 Acadamy Award Best Picture Chicago and the 1998 Broadway revival of Cabaret.

Marshall was born in Madison, Wisconsin and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He debuted in the film industry with the TV adaptation of the musical Annie by Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin. After that he went on to direct the much anticipated adaptation of the Kander and Ebb musical Chicago in 2002 for which he received his first Academy Award nomination for directing. More recent work of his include the Geisha drama Memoirs of a Geisha based on the best-selling book of the same name by Arthur Golden. The film went on to win three Academy Awards from six nominations, including a nomination for the famous score by John Williams. Marshall's next film, released December 2009, is the adaptation Nine from the Broadway production with the same name starring amongst others Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench and Daniel Day-Lewis. Marshall has confirmed that he is directing Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth chapter of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean film series starring Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush.[1]

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List of Tony nominations

Year Show Category
1993 Kiss of the Spider Woman Best Choreography
1994 Damn Yankees Best Choreography
1994 She Loves Me Best Choreography
1998 Cabaret Best Choreography; Best Direction of a Musical
1999 Little Me Best Choreography

Filmography

Year Film Academy Award Wins Academy Award Nominations Notes
1995 Victor/Victoria - - television film, choreographer
1996 Mrs. Santa Claus - - television film, choreographer
1999 Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella - - television film, choreographer
1999 Annie - - television film
2001 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts - - television event
2002 Chicago 6 13 nominated for Academy Award for Best Director
2005 Memoirs of a Geisha 3 6
2006 Tony Bennett: An American Classic - - television film
2009 Nine Nominated for Satellite Award for Best Director, also choreographer
2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides currently in pre-production and casting

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